Chantelle Cameron closing as betting favorite to beat Katie Taylor in championship fight rematch in Dublin
Taking home a close, majority decision win over Katie Taylor in their light welterweight title fight in May, Northampton striker, Chantelle Cameron is closing as a distinct betting favorite to beat the Bray native this weekend at the two prepare to lock horns in the capital once more in a championship fight rematch at the 3Arena.
Cameron, who boasts an unbeaten 18-0 professional record, headlined a pay-per-view card against Wicklow puncher, Taylor back in May over the course of 10 rounds – retaining her super welterweight titles under the governing bodies of the WBA, WBC, WBO, IBF, and IBO in Dublin.
Suffering her first professional loss in the majority decision (95-95, 96-94, 96-94) defeat, Taylor 2012 London gold medalist at the Summer Olympic games, Taylor, who now holds a 22-1 professional record, suffered her first boxing loss since turning professional back in 2016 after her stunning Olympic success and countless world championship gold medal wins.
However, ahead of Friday’s super welterweight title fight with Cameron, Taylor, who closed as a high as a -188 betting favorite to beat the defending champion in a weight class leap, is closing as a +162 betting underdog to beat the -175 betting favorite Cameron on November 25. in Dublin.
With the bout fast-approaching this weekend, punters and bettors are still taking action up until the opening bell on Cameron’s fight with Taylor, including this website, who are offering outright winning bets as well as wager punts on the super welterweight championship rematch at the 3Arena.
First fighting in 2011 in an EU Championships clash in Poland, the above-mentioned defending champion, Cameron would lose out on a final place in the championships to the above-mentioned, Taylor.
Herself turning professional back in 2017, Cameron won the IBO lightweight title in December of that year, landing a sixth round stoppage win over Viviane Obernauf.
Moving to he light welterweight division back in 2020, Cameron landed a unanimous decision win over Adriana Araujo in just her thirteenth professional fight. In five consecutive championship fights, Cameron has defeated Michelle Hernandez, Mary McGee, Victoria Bustos, Jessica McCaskill, before her May decision success against 37-year-old fan-favorite, Taylor.
Herself landing victories over common-foes, Obernauf, Bustos, and McCaskill during her gold laden professional career, Taylor managed to turn in a spectacular decision win over Puerto Rican striker, Amanda Serrano back in April of last year in a massive lightweight championship bout in Madison Square Garden. In May of the previous year, Taylor landed a unanimous decision win over Cameron’s compatriot, Liverpool veteran, Natasha Jones at the AO Arena in Manchester.
Retaining her lightweight championships despite her super welterweight title fight loss to Cameron back in May, Taylor most recently defender her own belts in a unanimous decision win at the SSE Arena in London back in October of last year against Karen Carabajal. Returning to her native Ireland back in May for the first time since turning professional, heralded fan-favorite, Taylor will look to put right wrongs this weekend at the 3Arena in the pair’s immediate championship rematch.